HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet conferred Honorary Professor by South China University of Technology and Chongqing University
Professor Philippe G. Ciarlet, HKIAS Senior Fellow and University Distinguished Professor of City University of Hong Kong (CityU), was conferred Honorary Professor by South China University of Technology and Chongqing University, China, in recognition of his significant contributions to higher education.
Prior to joining CityU in 2002, Professor Ciarlet had been with the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris since 1974. His research interests include numerical analysis, finite element methods, partial differential equations, applied differential geometry, mathematical modeling in three-dimensional elasticity, plate and shell theories. He has published more than 190 research papers and he has written sixteen books.
Professor Ciarlet is an Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honor of France. He is a Member of various academies, including the French Academy of Sciences, the Academia Europaea and the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences and a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
He has received numerous awards, including the Poncelet Prize and Jaffé Prize from the French Academy of Sciences, the Gold Medal from the University of Santiago de Compostela, the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award, and the Shanghai Prize of International Cooperation in Science and Technology.